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MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
money needs an ally. >>> president obama's inaugural parade will feature eight floats including a hawaii float to honor his birthplace, an illinois float to honor the first lady's home state and a kenyan float just to mess with republicans. why not? it's a parade. everyone loves a parade. >>> back to "hardball." bill clinton answers a question about hillary clinton's health and her plans for the future and thoughts about what lies ahead for their relationship. >> she's always been very, very healthy. and she has very low blood pressure, very low standing heart beat. i tell her she's still got time to have three more husbands after me. whenever i am stubborn about something in her constant quest at my self-improvement, she refers to me as her first husband. because i told her once she was going to live to be 120 and have time for plenty more. >> critics laughed. they can laugh, but it works. not just big bill's pattern there but the whole thing. the whole clinton thing. it works. just think about it. the secretary of state also scored an endorsement of "snl" seth meyers. he nominat
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
and the tenth amendment, which is state sovereignty rights of texans. >> yahoo. when we start hearing things like state sovereignty, it's like that old pre-civil war talk of nullification. >>> next, former senator jim demint has called obama care, specifically the individual mandate, inconsistent with liberty. demint retired from the senate to head up the heritage foundation, a conservative think tank. the group released this year's index of economic freedom. the top ten have government-run health care. hong kong at number one has a publicly run system with most hospitals owned by the government. and australia, number three on the list, everyone is eligible for a government-run health care provider. in chile, number seven on the list, everyone has to maintain a health savings account to cover their own costs. and the government helps low-income individuals maintain the funds. after all, the heritage foundation promoted the idea of a mandate, an individual mandate, way back in the 1980s. of course, that was before obama chose to support it, which meant they couldn't support it
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
states of america is not at bargaining chip. >> on tuesday following a meeting that took place in the west wing, president obama surmounted a huge hurdle in the nomination of chuck hagel to be defense secretary when influential new york senator chuck schumer gave it his blessing. yesterday the president forcefully and emotionally laid out his proposals to curb gun violence and challenged americans to confront the representatives and stand up to the nra. let's listen. >> ask them what's more important, doing whatever it takes to get an "a" grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> joining me is former rnc chair and msnbc contributor michael steele and democratic strategist bob shrum. shrummy, i have to start with you. it sounds like you got into the president's ear. i know you haven't, that i know of, but he's starting to charge this campaign for the second term the way i think you like to run campaigns. go to the essential issues, fight them, get tough against your opponents. >> i thi
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
hand, in other states they were not equally as marketable. in the state of ohio, for an example, it was clear that the incredible number of racial minorities who turned out did so for barack obama. they didn't do so just for the democratic party. so i still think the democratic party at the moment has to rely upon the incredible personality of the individual candidacies before they can even get to the part of where they talk about a party agenda. >> john nichols, an interesting development today. the administration has announced that its transitioning its campaign apparatus into a tax exempt group called organizing for action. that's the new name for what was once called obama for america. the goal according to politico is to play an active role in support of the president's agenda. >> the president has the most exciting campaign apparatus ever built. it's time to turn that loose. it's time to turn that loose for something more than just an election, right? if the nra has got a list then obama for america has a bigger list. >> i'm not sure what they think of that at the dnc, that al
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
speaker boehner has turned down an invitation to every formal state dinner that president obama has held, that's six in total. and senate minority leader
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
formal state dinner that president obama has held, that's six in total. and senate minority leader mitch mcconnell had turned down at least two. and mcconnell even declined an invitation last spring when the university of kentucky men's basketball team was honored at the white house for winning the national championship. in 2011, the white house held a reception for newly elected members of the congress, only 27 of the new republican house members showed up. that's out of a record freshman class that totaled 87. more recently no elected republicans elected a white house screening of "lincoln" last month. had mitch mcconnell, john boehner, lamar alexander attended, they were all invited, they would have joined not only nancy pelosi, harry reid but steven spielberg, tommy lee jones. as tip o'neill famously said about his political foe, ronald reagan, love the sinner. hate the sin. when president reagan would invite the speaker, tip o'neill over to the white house for drinks and raise a glass to one another. there's no shortage of parties planned around inauguration 2013. here is h
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
of the most important legacies of the obama presidency, that visual images are so powerful. >> look at him right now. >> so see an african-american family charmingly filling the roles of head of state, first family of the united states. to see them walk across the white house lawn and get on the helicopter to go to camp david or to see them there in the reviewing stand and watch the girls interact with their friends. these images i think change the machinery in our heads, and they give us a view of what is possible in this country that we didn't have before. they teach us something about ourselves. >> and the jason sedekis version of the vice president. >> he's in his element, like his moment with al roker on the parade route. where he steps out of the role of vice president and the formality of the parade to shake hands and say hello. that also, i think, you know, humanizes moments like this, that connects us and brings us closest to this administration and to its leaders. you know, unfortunately, tomorrow the hard work begins and we hope some of this rubs off. i have to take a lit
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